#MarkCavendish of Great Britain and Team Dimension Data wears the yellow leader jersey as he rides during stage two of the 2016 Tour de France from Saint-Lo to Cherbourg-Octeville on July 3, 2016 in Cherbourg, France.
On this day 1921 the Anglo Irish Treaty was Signed. The Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland was signed in London and with it brought an end the Irish War of Independence, though tragically led to the Irish Civil War. Later that day Michael Collins wrote "....early this morning I signed my death warrant".
Adam Yates of Great Britain and Orica Bike Exchange finishes ahead of Chris Froome (L) of Great Britain and Team Sky during the 184.5 km stage 9 of Le Tour de France from Vielha Val D'Aran to Andorre Arcalis on July 10, 2016 in Andorra la Vella, Andorra.
Russian: The Ruby Kokoshnik tiara - 1890 by Bolin. Created for the wife of the grandson of Tsar Nicholas I. Given to their daughter Nadejda who became the Marchioness Milford-Haven in Great Britain. Recently sold by Sarah of Milford-Haven to a Russian Businessman.
Queen Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714 ascended the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. On 1 May 1707, under the Act of Union, two of her realms, the kingdoms of England and Scotland, were united as a single sovereign state, the Kingdom of Great Britain.